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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Production Equipment Technician (2 PM - 10:30 PM)

Country/Region:  US

Mesa, AZ, US, 85212-9361

Req ID 50315 | OSS Mesa, United States


General Summary: Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned projects or goals.  Able to learn all aspects of technical support for new processes quickly.  Performs repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical control systems, electronics, mechanical and hydraulic conventional and NC/automatic machine tools.  (Shift hours 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM)


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Repairs and maintains production equipment in a timely manner
Performs troubleshooting of electrical, controls, pneumatic, and mechanical systems
Able to dismantle, move, assemble, install and repair all types of conventional and NC/automatic machine tools
Reads and interprets blueprints, layout plans, operating and repair manuals and often works from verbal instructions.
Implements upgrades and changes to existing equipment with minimal support and develops manufacturing sketches of equipment and fixtures; performs diagnostics via computer terminal
Sets up and operates conventional machine tools and fabrication machinery to rework or fabricate new parts
Interfaces with and supports Manufacturing, Controls and Quality engineering
May orient, train, assign and check the work of associate technicians and operators
Supports and shares knowledge with other technicians
May perform routine and repetitive production activities where work is of a machine loading and tending nature such as assembling and post-processing of inflators


Good communication skills both oral and written. Knows high and low voltage and proficient with the use of test equipment, voltmeter, amp meter, etc. Able to set-up and ioperate conventional shop tools and fabricating equipment to repair parts. Ability to dismantle, install, upgrade equipment of fairly complicated design from blue prints, detailed drawings or instructions/sketches.


High School Diploma/GED 
Some related certification or 60 credit hours towards a technical degree is preferred
Generally 4+ years of related experience and demonstrated proficiency.


Physical Requirements:
Must be able to use small hand tools. Must be able to lift 40 lbs regularly and perform continuous, active, physical effort. Work may require the use of specialized safety equipment. Prolonged period(s) of standing required.

ZF Mesa Operations screening process includes substance abuse screening test, ATF lifetime background check, and a verification of eligibility for employment.  U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Status Required.


Be part of our ZF team as Production Equipment Technician (2nd Shift) and apply now!


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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